Lucrecia is a hardworking, enterprising, 51-year-old woman who owns a small sewing shop where her specialty is aprons and chef jackets. She started the business 20 years ago hoping to get ahead. She will use the loan to buy raw materials: fabric, thread, ribbon and appliqués. She has three children. Two of them are adults and one is 20 years old and attending university.
La señora Lucrecia es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora de 51 años de edad propietaria de un pequeño taller de costura donde su especialidad son los delantales y gabachas. Este negocio lo inicio hace aproximadamente 20 años con el propósito de salir adelante, con el crédito ella comprara materia prima telas, hilos, cintas y bordados.
Ella tiene tres hijos dos de ellos ya mayores y una menor de 20 años la cual esta en la universidad.
Located in Central America, ADIM is a small microfinance institution with a strong social focus. In the saturated microfinance market of Nicaragua, ADIM stands out for its emphasis on the holistic development of women as well as its provision of responsible financial services. Founded in 1989 by a small group of Nicaraguan women, this institution has remained true to its initial goal of providing its clients (90% of which are women) with an opportunity for economic growth, in addition to personal and professional empowerment. Supporting an ADIM borrower means contributing not only to the continued offering of the socially conscious services it provides, but also to the sustainable growth of a truly unique microfinance institution.